Making All Voices Count

Technologies, citizen voice and accountable governance

Making All Voices Count was a programme that supported the development and spread of innovative approaches to fostering accountable, responsive governance – many of them using tools and platforms based on mobile phone and digital technologies.

Innovation, scaling and research projects

From its inception in June 2013 until its end in November 2017, Making All Voices Count issued 178 grants:

  • 72 to innovation projects
  • 38 to scaling projects
  • 7 to tech hubs
  • 61 to research projects.

Fourteen key messages about tech and accountable governance

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Five lessons about supporting innovation

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A learning programme

Making All Voices Count generated research-based evidence on how technologies contribute to accountable governance change processes, and practice-based learning on how to support innovation in this field.

This site

This is an archive of resources from the programme. You can search our publications, projects and blogs by theme and by country, and by type of project or publication.

Do more empowered citizens make more accountable states? Power and…
Francesca Feruglio

Reframing organisational identity and legitimacy as crucial in shaping the relations between intermediaries, marginalised groups and states

Voice or chatter? Making ICTs work for transformative citizen engagement
Anita Gurumurthy Deepti Bharthur Nandini Chami

ICT-mediated citizen engagement can promote democratic governance and amplify citizen voice

Technology innovation hubs and policy engagement
Nanjira Sambuli J. Preston Whitt

Technology innovation hubs in Africa are engaging with local policy-makers in five ways

Frei Sangil: The social innovator behind Balangay in the Philippines

September 21, 2017 |

Learn and get inspired from one of the youngest social innovators in the Philippines